Pentax K-30 review

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This was taken at ISO 1600, and using the 18-55mm kit lens, but it still has plenty of detail visible.

Pentax K-30 review

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Colours are generally realistic when the Natural Custom Image mode is used, the automatic white balance setting also copes well with a wide range of lighting conditions.

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The Pentax K-30's AF system struggled to focus on this close, low contrast subject when the 18-55mm kit lens was mounted, but it got there in the end.

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Leaving the 77-segment metering system to its own devices produced an accurate image here.

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Another nice result for the automatic white balance system in mixed lighting conditions.

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Focusing on the warm light in the foreground has given the background a blue hue here.

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The High Contrast filter produces dramatic results that suit some situations well.

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Employing the Vibrant Custom Image mode has given the red of the petals a boost.

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The digital filter effects can be combined with the Custom Image modes for a wider range of effects. Here, we used the Monochrome Custom Image mode with the High Contrast filter.

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An unfiltered image.

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And with the High Contrast filter.

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The Bleach Bypass filter suited this odd scene, but it looks better for a little brightening.

Pentax K-30 review

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